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How to setup network adaptor

The inbuilt network adaptor shows a green light when a network cable is plugged into it, BUT the 'Network Connections' window does not show a 'Local Area Connection' nor does the adaptor show up under 'Device Manager' (I thought it would and just need to be 'enabled'). Any suggestions ?

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  • mark_horgan Feb 15, 2009

    Clarification for Hokuwho: No, there are no " "Unknown" devices or yellow exclamation marks for any devices?".



    Clarification for Tarpan: Computer is on LAN with Router set to DHCP. Problem is that the network card in the computer is not 'visable' and therefore I cannot configure the card !



    Thanks/Mark



  • mark_horgan Feb 16, 2009

    SOLVED. The LAN card had been disabled in BIOS. Once 'enabled' it now works fine.



    Thanks for your assistance.

    Mark

  • Stephen Medley
    Stephen Medley May 11, 2010

    On the device manager display are there any "Unknown" devices or yellow exclamation marks for any devices?

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The LAN card had been disabled in BIOS. Once 'enabled' it now works fine.

Thanks for your assistance.
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Hi there,

Technically you should provide 'IP Address" to your network card. Generally IP address is provided by the ISP (Internet Service Provider) provider you are using.

Once you get the ip address you can configure it by right clicking on the my network>properties>TCP/IP setting.

This will work.
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